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Author: John Briggs

After almost 20 years as a senior manager in various small to large companies, and several years managing his own businesses, John Briggs left this career to enter the pastoral ministry at age 49. John's expertise was in company "turn- arounds" and business expansion. This background provided a unique foundation for his interest in church renewal and growth. John presently serves a pastoral appointment in the Virginia Conference.

Does Your Church Have a Prayer? Leader's Guide

Does Your Church Have a Prayer? Leader's Guide

In Mission Toward the Promised Land

Format: Print Book

Does Your Church Have a Prayer? presents a model of revitalization, transformation, and discipleship for congregations to fulfill Jesus' prayer in John 17. Your church can move from maintenance to mission, from defending current realities to living ...

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Does Your Church Have a Prayer? Participant's Workbook

Does Your Church Have a Prayer? Participant's Workbook

In Mission Toward the Promised Land

Format: Print Book

Finally! A resource that guides a congregation from settling for survival to embracing joyful service. This Participant's Workbook consists of 6 weeks of Bible studies that lead to adopting a collaborative 24-month congregational action plan. Each w...

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Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Participant's Book

Format: Print Book

Building on the congregational strategic planning resource, "Does Your Church Have a Prayer?" this ParticipantÆs Book will guide Lay Servants seeking to be more empowered to lead their congregations toward vitality.  Written with two distinct purpos...

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Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Leader's Guide

Format: PDF

This Leader's Guide is the accompanying piece to DR 881 Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders – Participant's Book. It is a PDF that can be downloaded and used to support the course outlined below. Building on the previous Lay Servant ...

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Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Participant's Book

Format: Kindle

Building on the congregational strategic planning resource, "Does Your Church Have a Prayer?" this ParticipantÆs Book will guide Lay Servants seeking to be more empowered to lead their congregations toward vitality.  Written with two distinct purpos...

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Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Lay Servants as Christian Transformational Leaders

Participant's Book

Format: EPub

Building on the congregational strategic planning resource, "Does Your Church Have a Prayer?" this ParticipantÆs Book will guide Lay Servants seeking to be more empowered to lead their congregations toward vitality.  Written with two distinct purpos...

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The Upper Room is a global ministry dedicated to supporting the spiritual formation of Christians seeking to know and experience God more fully. From its beginnings as a daily devotional guide, The Upper Room has grown to include publications, programs, prayer support, and other resources to help believers of all ages and denominations move to a deeper level of faith and service.